Nwakali, Awoniyi, 19 others make Nigeria’s title defence squad
National U-23 Head Coach, Imama Amapakabo has named team captain Azubuike Okechukwu, defenders Anthony Izuchukwu, Sincere Seth and Olisah Ndah, midfielders Kelechi Nwakali, Muyiwa Olabiran and Ndifreke Effiong, and forwards Taiwo Awoniyi and Orji Okoronkwo in his final list of 21 players to defend the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations title in Egypt next week.
Kelechi Nwakali rejoins Olympic Eagles’ camp
Midfield maestro, Kelechi Nwakali is the latest player to join the camp of Nigeria’s U-23 boys, Olympic Eagles in Abuja as the team intensifies preparations ahead...
2020 Olympic qualifier: Nigeria beat 5-0 Sudan
Nigeria U-23 football team on Tuesday, defeated their counterpart from Sudan, 5-0 in the second leg of their 2020 Tokyo Olympic qualifier. The match, which was played at the main bowl of the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, saw the Nigerian team dominating the entire 90 minutes regulation time.
Nwakali joins SD Huesca on three-year contract from Arsenal
Arsenal say Nigerian midfielder, Kelechi Nwakali has joined Spanish Segunda B side SD Huesca on a three-year contract, reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Kelechi Nwakali distances self from Huesca move
Kelechi Nwakali has distanced himself from reports linking him with an imminent transfer to Segunda División side SD Huesca, reports allnigeriasoccer.com.
Awoniyi, Nwakali top Olympic Eagles’ squad for Libya clash
Ahead of their first round, first leg Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualifying match against Libya in the Tunisian city of Bengerdan on Wednesday...
Arsenal registers Iwobi, nine other Nigerians in latest Premier League squad
Asides the popular Alex Iwobi, Arsenal have registered nine other players with Nigerian descent in their Premier League squad for the season. The Gunners registered Ryan Alebiosu, Bukayo Saka and Arthur Okonkwo, who were handed contracts in January 2018, in their Premier League squad. Others registered and also classed as U21 are Xavier Amaechi, Folarin Balogun,…
Nwakali, four new players make Rohr’s 24-man team for Seychelles
Super Eagles’ Manager, Gernot Rohr yesterday in Lagos picked former Golden Eaglets’ Captain, Kelechi Nwakali, Everton youngster, Henry Onyekuru and four new players in the 24-man team he is preparing for next month’s African Nations Cup qualifier against Seychelles.
FC Porto sign Nigerian midfielder Kelechi Nwakali
FC Porto have completed the signing of Super Eagles midfielder Kelechi Nwakali on a season-long loan deal from Arsenal. The 20-year-old attacking midfielder who was part of the 2015 FIFA U17 World Cup winner joined Arsenal in 2016 on a five-year deal. He made his debut for the national team in their 3 -2 defeat…
Five players who should have made Super Eagles World Cup list
With many players hoping to play a part on football’s biggest stage, heart breaks, disappointment and a fair bit of tantrum follows the announcement of the list of players heading to the World Cup. For the Super Eagles Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr worked his list from 30 players, trimming five players before he dropped…